The University of North Carolina’s legendary men’s basketball coach Roy Williams has just announced plans to retire as head coach of the Tar Heels.
Over his career, Coach Williams led the Heels to 3 NCAA titles in 2005, 2009 and 2017, a 485-163 overall record, nine ACC regular-season championships, and three ACC Tournament crowns.
In a statement, UNC said:
“Roy Williams, who led the University of North Carolina to three NCAA championships, is retiring after 33 seasons and 903 wins as a college basketball head coach. The 2007 Naismith Hall of Fame inductee will address the media at a press conference on Roy Williams Court at the Dean E. Smith Center today (Thursday, April 1) at 4 p.m.”
After 33 years as a Hall of Fame head coach, our beloved Tar Heel Roy Williams is announcing his retirement.
Thank you for all you have done and meant to everyone who plays and loves our game.
— Carolina Basketball (@UNC_Basketball) April 1, 2021
The press conference is closed to the public. Fans may watch at GoHeels.com.